The following is a collection of essays fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Joe Klein, of Santa Clarita, works in the movie industry as a special-effects technician - a fact that conjures up visions of high-tech resources and top-secret technology.
Newspaper veteran Jana Adkins has been appointed business editor for The Signal and will focus the section on local business interests, Executive Editor Lila Littlejohn announced Monday.
The Small Business Development Center, with the Advanced Technology Institute, is holding a health insurance solutions conference at College of the Canyons on Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Established in 2002, the city of Santa Clarita opened its Film Office to create an environment in which film, feature and television productions have an affordable setting in which to be successful. The office also works to balance the needs of the community and its residents.
The city of Santa Clarita ranked among the "Ten Least Expensive Cities in Los Angeles County," in terms of the overall cost of doing business within the community, according to a 2009 analysis reported in the 2009 Kosmont Cost of Doing Survey.
Brokers and agents are receiving change notices from major carriers outlining how we conduct business under the new federal health care law orders which began June 1.
Characters Betty Rubble and Wilma Flintstone of "The Flintstones" stopped by North Park Elementary School in Valencia for its annual back-to-school night on Thursday, Aug. 26, to encourage parents to "Yabba dabba DO it!" and join the school's PTA.
Romo Art, a new gallery and performance space located at 22508 6th St., Unit B, in Newhall 91321, will host an event called "Art Tank 2.0" on Tuesday, Sept. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
College of the Canyons has been awarded a four-year grant totaling $3 million from the National Science Foundation.
The self-guided art walk down Main Street in the Arts District of Old Downtown Newhall -- anchored by the Canyon Theatre Guild and the Repertory East Playhouse -- returns Thursday.
SAN DIEGO -- It's recognized as the birthplace of naval aviation, but on Sept. 25-26, Naval Air Station North Island will highlight a different type of machine as 250 prestigious historic racecars gather for the 13th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival.
Cleveland (AP) - Manny Ramirez has officially joined the Chicago White Sox.
SACRAMENTO - California Highway Patrol officers are preparing for the final maximum enforcement period of the summer driving season, which will begin Friday, Sept. 3 at 6:01 p.m.
Santa Clarita Valley-based rock band The Feaver won top honors including a $10,000, new band equipment and other prizes in the finals of a contest staged by Los Angeles radio station Star 98.7 FM at City Walk in Universal City Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included grand theft autos, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA has called off a hearing to oust embattled Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling in advance of a vote on a potentially record-breaking deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
It's nearly time to break out that outrageously tall Uncle Sam hat, find the garish red-white-and-blue sunglasses for the family dog and locate the zaniest vehicle possible to decorate - the Fourth of July Parade in the Santa Clarita Valley is right around the corner.
"Sleeping Beauty" took almost a decade to reach theaters and cost $6 million to produce, far and away the most expensive Disney animated feature at the time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for some people who don't identify with their biological sex.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - CBS Television Distribution says "The Arsenio Hall Show" is going off the air.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A person close to the Sterling family says Donald Sterling was stripped of his ability to act as a trustee of the family's fortunes, including the Los Angeles Clippers, after two neurologists determined he was suffering from dementia.
R.D. Plasschaert credits one main thing for pulling her out of homelessness: Twitter.
You know the term "jack of all trades?" My wife would say I'm a "jack of all jobs." She's still waiting for me to find a career that sticks. I've been a school bus driver, a retail employee, a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C., a pharmacy school student and pharmacist intern, I've worked in call centers, and I had a job offer in Hawaii as a mortgage loan officer (I even passed all the licensing tests).
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The growing suspicions surrounding where states obtain lethal injections have motivated the Missouri attorney general to propose something never previously tried - establishing a lab where the state can make its own execution drugs.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - The scruffy rebels who normally wander about the headquarters of the separatist Donetsk People's Republic were mostly out of view on Friday, replaced by a disciplined new faction who showed up a day earlier with an armored personnel carrier and anti-aircraft gun.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An 11-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River would see restored wildlife habitats, new wetlands and longer bike trails under a $1 billion proposal that has received a key boost.